Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Raoult’s Law

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9765
n The quantitative relationship between vapor-pressure lowering and concentration in an ideal solution is stated in Raoult’s Law: the partial vapor pressure of a component in solution is equal to the mole fraction of that component times its vapor pressure when pure at a temperature;
$${\rm P}_1 = {\rm X}_1 {{\rm P}^{\rm o}}_1 $$
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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA